Library Contacts & Staff Directory

Service Desks

Circulation Desk
Contact for information about library cards, about items you have reserved, about overdue or damaged items, and to renew a checked out item.
Telephone: 459-1020

Reference Desk
Contact for reference help finding information, to schedule a group study room, to reserve library items, to request Inter-Library Loans (ILL), reader’s advisory help, the use of library computers, and digital downloads.

Telephone: 459-1020

Youth Services/
Berry Room Desk

Contact for information about programs for children, to schedule group visits, and information about materials for children.
Telephone: 459-1052

North Pole Branch Library
656 NPHS Blvd.
North Pole, Alaska 99705
Telephone: 488-6101
Contact for storytime registration, to get help finding information, and questions about your library card.

Telephone: 459-1031
Contact for questions about visits to outlying areas, or if you need homebound service.

FNSB Staff Contacts

Melissa Harter
Library Director
Telephone: 459-1022
Email Melissa Harter

Contact for any concerns regarding library operations.

Renee Van Nort
Administrative Manager
Telephone: 459-1025
Email Renee Van Nort

Contact for administrative questions about the library furnishings, facility, and grounds.

Administrative Assistant II
Telephone: 459-1022
Email Administration

Contact for auditorium & conference room reservations, to schedule an appointment with the Director, and general information.

Georgine Olson
Community Services Manager
Telephone: 459-1063
Email Georgine Olson

Contact for administrative questions about Circulation, Reference, and Youth Services, the Bookmobile, and North Pole Branch Library – and for questions about library-coordinated book discussion groups.

Christine Osciak
North Pole Branch Librarian
Telephone: 488-6101
Email Christine Osciak

Contact for information about North Pole Branch Library operations and services.

Laura Salisbury
Collection Services Manager
Telephone: 459-1030
Email Laura Salisbury

Contact for information about the Adopt-an-Author program, library material donations, and the library collection.

Wendy Zimmerman
Collections Librarian
Telephone: 459-1019
Email Wendy Zimmerman

Contact for information about donations and library collection.

Sherry Vogel
Adult Services Librarian
Telephone: 459-1044
Email Renee Van Nort

Contact for reference help finding information, volunteer opportunities, reader’s advisory, Inter-Library Loans (ILL), and adult programs at the Noel Wien Library.

Stephanie Stucky
Circulation Librarian
Telephone: 459-1043
Email Stephanie Stucky

Contact for information about using the display cases at Noel Wien Library.

Natalie Forshaw
Acting Technology Manager/
Digital Literacy Librarian
Telephone: 459-1045
Email Natalie Forshaw

Contact for digital literacy programs.

Susan Jones
Youth Services Librarian
Telephone: 459-1041
Email Susan Jones

Contact for information about programs and services for children and teens.

Library Contacts & Staff Directory
Library Contacts & Staff Directory
Library Contacts & Staff Directory

NOEL WIEN PUBLIC LIBRARY: 1215 Cowles St, Fairbanks, AK 99701. (907) 459-1020.
Monday-Thursday: 10AM-9PM. Friday: 10AM-6PM. Saturday: 10AM-5PM. Sunday: 1PM-5PM.
[Closed on Sundays from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.]

NORTH POLE BRANCH LIBRARY: 656 NPHS Boulevard, North Pole, AK 99705. (907) 488-6101.
Tuesday-Wednesday: 11AM-9PM. Thursday-Friday: 11AM-6:00PM. Saturday: 11AM-5PM. [Closed on Sundays & Mondays.]